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From Friday 06 April 2018

The Wonder Years – Sister Cities

Being one of the most underrated bands in the world is a hard life to lead. Being one of the most underrated bands in the world for nearly your whole career? That’s something maybe only The Wonder Years can feel. ‘Sister Cities’ is an album about connections, how distance can

Monday 12 February 2018

The Wonder Years release video for ‘Sister Cities’

Nearly three years since the release of their highest-charting album (2015’s No Closer To Heaven), The Wonder Years return with ‘Sister Cities’. Recorded at Sunset Sound with Joe Chiccarelli (Manchester Orchestra, The Shins, Spoon) and Carlos de la Garza (Jimmy Eat World, Paramore), ‘Sister Cities’, out April 6, is an

Monday 09 October 2017

The Menzingers, Lemuria, and more contribute to benefit comp, ‘Vegas Strong’

Punks in Vegas have compiled a charity/benefit compilation, entitled ‘Vegas Strong’. It is available for $5 or more via bandcamp, with 100% of all proceeds going towards the victims of last week’s tragedy in Las Vegas, primarily aiding the UMC Foundation, the city’s only Level 1 Trauma Centre. It

Thursday 28 September 2017

The Wonder Years – ‘Burst And Decay’

To put it simply, The Wonder Years are one of the most highly regarded alternative bands around. And rightly so – their sound has evolved organically with each album, building on their previous work, but has also been shaped by personal changes, as well as fierce creativity

Thursday 03 August 2017

The Wonder Years unveil acoustic version of ‘There, There’

The Wonder Years have recently shared an acoustic rendition of the song ‘There, There’. Originally found on their 2013 fourth album ‘The Greatest Generation’,  this reimagined version of the track is taken from their upcoming acoustic EP, ‘Burst & Decay’. The record features seven tracks from across their previous discography

Tuesday 01 August 2017

The Wonder Years announce new acoustic EP, ‘Burst & Decay’

The Wonder Years have announced the release of their forthcoming new acoustic EP, ‘Burst & Decay’. It will be released on the 22nd September via Hopeless Records and a new label managed by the band, Loneliest Place On Earth. It follows up their 2015 fifth album ‘No Closer

Tuesday 25 July 2017

2000 Trees Festival 2017 – Friday

Day 2 of the wonderful 2000 Trees. Friday’s action is brought to you by Vukovi, Brutus, Employed To Serve, Dave Hause & The Mermaid, Deaf Havana, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Wonder Years and Beach Slang.

LIVE: 2000 Trees Festival 2017 – Friday

2000 Trees is now in its second decade as a festival and as the event continues to impress year after year, it happily shows no sign of slowing down. As an alternative festival that focuses on celebrating UK acts both new and old, there aren’t many line-ups that can

Friday 21 July 2017

LIVE: The Wonder Years / Muncie Girls / The Dirty Nil @ The Hippodrome, Kingston

Pop punk shows are an equaliser. It’s impossible to judge anyone based on superficial things like social status when you’re four beers deep, arm around a stranger screaming your favourite band’s lyrics right back at them. These shows are communal therapy of sorts, but due to the unshakeable stigma

Monday 12 June 2017

Beach Slang to play UK shows

Beach Slang have confirmed that they will be playing a run of UK shows as part of a wider European tour this summer. The band released their second album, ‘A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings’, last year on Polyvinyl Recordings (US) and Big Scary Monsters (UK). JUNE 30 BRIGHTON Sticky Mike’s Frog